Power Systems Modeling for the ONR SSL-TM Program
Final rept. May 2014-Mar 2015
TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN CENTER FOR ELECTROMECHANICS
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The Directed Energy Group at the Naval Postgraduate School NPS and the University of Texas Center for Electromechanics UT have collaborated to develop simulation models of electrical power systems on specified naval platforms expected to be retrofitted with laser loads. These models of ship power systems are needed to evaluate and guide the integration of pulsed laser loads onto existing ship platforms. The results of the modeling efforts provide critical information needed for the safe and effective deployment of laser systems on existing Navy combatants. They can also be an invaluable tool in the definition of a suitable energy storage system to handle the effect of the transient load.
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